Kouzes & Posner

Encourage the Heart: Recognition is the key

We’ve come to the final practice, the final practice in Kouzes and Posner’s, The Leadership Challenge. Over the last number of weeks, I have been going through the different practices, the five practices, and then the six behaviors that go with each of those practices. And now we come to…

Are You Allowing Your Team Members to Grow?

Leaders who make extraordinary things happen in their organizations ensure that people grow in their jobs by learning news skills and developing themselves. What to know more on how you might be able to accomplish this? Watch this week’s vlog post and then let me know what you think John…

Enabling Others to Act: Give others the opportunity to find their own solutions

This is not easy. As the boss you may believe it is your job, your responsibility to come up with, and then implement solutions to problems. That’s the difference between being a “boss” and being a “leader” – a “boss” commands and controls, a leader gets others involved, encourages and…

Becoming A Great Leader, Let Others Come Up with The Solutions

Having people reporting to me, means having the opportunity to use them as a resource with ideas, and solutions they can bring to the table.  I’m not necessarily the one that must have all the ideas and solutions.  To do this I need to give people the freedom and choice…

Are You paying Attention?

This week’s behaviour is treating others with dignity and respect. This is the third behaviour in the leadership practice of Enabling Others to Act and builds off last week’s vlog post and behaviour of actively listening to diverse points of view. As I explore in this week’s vlog, it’s not…